Born: 18. November 1984, in Aarhus, Denmark
Lives in: Copenhagen, Denmark
2012 – : Assistant Professor, Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School (funded by post doc-grant from the Carlsberg Foundation)
2011 – 2012: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Aalborg University
2009 – 2011: Ph.D.-student, Centre for Comparative Welfare Studies, Department of Economics, Politics and Public Administration, Aalborg University
– Dissertation: ‘The who, what and why of incremental ideational change in times of crisis: The case of Denmark and financial crisis’ (article based), submitted 15. December 2010, defended 30. May 2011.
2009: MA in Public Administration, Aalborg University.
2007: BA in Political Science, Aarhus University
Fall 2012: Teaching in two bachelor level courses, one on organizational economics and one on introduction to political science.
Spring 2012: Teaching in bachelor level course on political theory and graduate seminar on the financial and economic crisis in Denmark
Fall 2011: Teaching in the bachelor course on Political Philosophy and Political Theory (3rd semester) and in a graduate level seminar on welfare state retrenchment in times of crisis.
February 2010: Four lectures: discourse analysis, theories of power, new institutionalism and rational choice. 4th semester, Politics & Administration, Department of Economics, Politics and Public Administration, Aalborg University.
February 2009: Three lectures: discourse analysis, new institutionalism and rational choice. 4th semester, Politics & Administration, Department of Economics, Politics and Public Administration, Aalborg University.
September 2007 – December 2007: Teaching assistant at the undergraduate course in political theory and history of ideas at The Department of Political Science, Aarhus University (language of instruction: Danish)
September 4, 2007: 1½ hour guest lecture (‘What is Public Service – formally, historically, and in the Danish media debate? [In Danish]) at the graduate seminar‘Public Service – duty, joy, necessity or just old fashioned?, Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark
September 2006 – November 2006: Teaching assistant at the international journalism program: Erasmus Mundus Masters: Journalism and Media within Globalisation: The European Perspective (language of instruction: English).
Presentations with paper
Martin B. Carstensen (2013) ”Bricolage as agency in institutional creation”, Paper prepared for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago 29. August – 1. September 2013.
Martin B. Carstensen (2013) ”Do we know a new idea when we see it? Economic crisis, changing ideas and the problem of ideational infinite regress”, Paper prepared for presentation at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, April 3-6 2013
Martin B. Carstensen (2013) “Institutionalizing bailouts? Special bank resolution regimes in post crisis financial regulation”, Paper prepared for presentation at workshop on ‘Financial Stability and Energy Security in the Americas and Europe: The Role of Transnational Policy Networks”, Boston University, 14-15. February 2013 and at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, April 3-6 2013.
Martin B. Carstensen (2013) “Between Financial Stability and Fairness in Resolution: The Role of Special Bank Resolution regimes in Post-Crisis Financial Regulation”, 20th International Conference of Europeanists, Council of European Studies, Amsterdam, June 25-27 2013.
Martin B. Carstensen (2012/2013) ”Global in life, still national in death: Special bank resolution regimes after the crisis”, Paper prepared for presentation at the BISA International Political Economy Group Conference, 10-11. September 2012, University of Birmingham and at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, April 3-6 2013.
Martin B. Carstensen (2012) “Projecting from a fiction: The case of Denmark and the financial crisis”, Paper prepared for presentation at the Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Council for European Studies, Boston, March 22-24 2012.
Martin B. Carstensen (2010) “Institutionalisation is not internalisation: The bricoleur and his toolkit as an alternative vision of agency” at the 60th Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Edinburgh, 29. March – 1. April 2010.
Martin B. Carstensen and Jesper Møller Pedersen (2008) “Ganging up on interests: A conceptual approach to policy analysis”, presented at the 4th International Conference on Welfare State Change, St. Restrup Herregaard, Aalborg, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2008.
Martin B. Carstensen and Jesper Møller Pedersen (2008) “Translating jobcentres: The complex transfer of new labour market policy instruments from the UK and the Netherlands to Denmark”, in WP01 (The Politics of Flexicurity in Europe) at the 2nd Annual RECWOWE Integration Week, Oslo, 10 June – 14 June 2008, and at the 2nd ECPR Graduate Conference, Aug. 25 – Aug. 27, 2008.